Volunteering at CLSC de Benny Farm
6484 Monkland Avenue
Montréal, Québec H4B 1H3
- Blood Clinic: Volunteers assist the nurses with welcoming and preparing clients to have their blood drawn. They also help with clerical tasks. Volunteers must be bilingual and available to do a morning shift from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
- Breast Feeding Support Group: Volunteers support new mothers through a drop-in centre and telephone calls. To volunteer for this activity, the person has to have been a breast feeding mother. The drop-in is held at the CLSC de Benny Farm every Tuesday morning.
- Family Net is an activity for parents with young children under the age of 5. While the parents meet, volunteers do fun activities with their children. The activity is held at the CLSC de Benny Farm on Friday mornings from September to June.
- Flu Clinic: Volunteers greet and direct clients who come for their flu shots at the CLSC de Benny Farm or in local community settings. The flu clinics are held from November to January.
- Mosaik Centre is a local community organization that focuses on providing services for families with young children. The CSSS Cavendish supports this organization by recruiting volunteers to help them with childcare services.
- Office Work: When needed, volunteers assist with office tasks that can include photocopying, compiling statistics, filing, collating, and computer work.
- Tender Loving Support: Volunteers work with the child educator in an infant/parent group. Volunteer responsibilities include setting up the room, washing the toys, preparing snacks, and providing support to the mothers and their infants.
- Welcome Aide: Volunteers work with the receptionists to greet the public and perform clerical tasks. Volunteers must be bilingual.
- Volunteer Coordination: Volunteers help with the operation of the volunteer office. They assist with office tasks, meetings, training, fundraisers, volunteer recruitment, etc.
- Homecare Support Services are provided to seniors living in NDG and Montreal West. Volunteer services include weekly visits, assistance with grocery shopping, meal preparation, exercise walks and outings. English, French or third language is needed.
- Palliative Care Support Services are provided to clients living in NDG and Montreal West. Volunteers provide weekly visits, assist with errands and groceries, social activities, meal preparation, exercise walks and outings. The CLSC offers mandatory training workshops. English, French or third language is needed.
- Homecare Transport Services are provided to seniors living in NDG and Montreal West. Volunteer drivers offer a pick up and drop off service for medical appointments at local health institutions and to surrounding areas. Volunteers can offer one way transport.
514-484-7878, extension 3146